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Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049
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Blade Runner 2049
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Screenwriter: Hampton Fancher, Michael Green
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rated R | 163 Minutes
Release Date: October 6, 2017

Blade Runner doesn’t have all the flashy substance that makes up what some would say is a traditional sci-fi film, but it sure does have all the nuances and subtleties that would make for a great sci-fi noir. Slow-burning detective stories still continue to unravel even in the distant future. You still have the stark monochromatic colors, a constant stream of pessimism, and a character that is drawn into the world of crime. You add a splash of sci-fi, that not only mixes well together, but proves that the elements can work in the right hands.

Blade Runner 2049, Denis Villeneuve‘s strikingly visual follow-up, takes place 30 years after Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. The filmmaker stays true to the themes explored by Scott’s adaptation of the Philip K. Dick book (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), while also building upon the mystery and intrigue, as well as adding even more themes that will have audiences talking, even well after the film has ended. Check out the full review below.

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Watch: Final ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Prequel Short “Black Out 2022”
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Blade Runner 2049 Prequel Short "Black Out 2022"

The final of three Blade Runner 2049 prequel shorts, titled “Black Out 2022,” was released recently.

This one is a little different from the previous two shorts, “2036: Nexus Dawn” and “2048: Nowhere to Run.” For one thing this short is much longer, clocking in at nearly 16 minutes in length. The other two were only around six minutes in length. It’s also not live-action like the previous two were. The final prequel short was instead created in the style of Japanese anime. In fact, it was made by Shinichiro Watanabe of Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo fame.

You can find more on Blade Runner 2049 and check out the new prequel short below.

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Watch: Second ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Prequel Short “2048: Nowhere To Run”
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Dave Bautista in Blade Runner 2049 Short "2048: Nowhere to Run"

A couple of weeks back we saw the first in a trio of Blade Runner 2049 prequel shorts, titled “2036: Nexus Dawn,” which followed Jared Leto‘s character as he sought a repeal of the prohibition placed on replicants.

Now the second prequel short, titled “2048: Nowhere to Run,” has been released. It follows Dave Bautista‘s character, a replicant named Sapper Morton, as he tries to keep a low profile.

Click on over to the other side to watch the short, and for a Blade Runner 2049 synopsis and poster.

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Watch: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Prequel Short “2036: Nexus Dawn”
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Jared Leto in Blade Runner 2049 Prequel Short "2036: Nexus Dawn"

Before Blade Runner 2049 arrives in theaters in just a little over one month from now, some prequel short films are being released. These shorts will help fill in the gap between the events of Ridley Scott‘s original Blade Runner, which was set in the year 2019, and the new movie, which of course is set in 2049.

The first short, which is directed by Ridley’s son Luke Scott, has now been released online. It’s titled “2036: Nexus Dawn,” and sees Jared Leto‘s character, Niander Wallace, as he aims to see a prohibition on replicants repealed.

You can read a synopsis for Blade Runner 2049 and watch the prequel short below.

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SDCC 2017: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Is Out With The Old And In With The New
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SDCC 2017 Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 is the sequel to Ridley Scott‘s sci-fi cult classic. Because the first film started in 2019, the panel projected a timeline of events that has happened in between the first film and now. A new line of replicants have been built, one of them being played by Dave Bautista‘s character, and while all of that exposition was nice. It was Jared Leto‘s entrance that really stole the show. He was there as a hologram. How could anyone beat that?

Check out more on their SDCC 2017 panel below.

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ Trailer: There’s More To This Futuristic Mystery
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Blade Runner 2049

Warner Bros. has just unveiled the newest trailer for Denis Villeneuve‘s Blade Runner 2049, and it asks more questions than it answers. The timing of all of this seems a bit odd considering that WB has a panel at this weekend’s SDCC, but who am I to complain about a brand new trailer for one of the most anticipated films of the year. Plus that just leaves more time for some other WB films that we are interested in.

But that is beside the point. Here we see a few more details about Officer K’s (Ryan Gosling) case and why he must go out of his way to look into the past to find an aged Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford). More on the trailer below.

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Official Trailer For ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Released
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Blade Runner 2049

At the end of last year we saw the first trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to Ridley Scott‘s sci-fi favorite Blade Runner, titled Blade Runner 2049. The first trailer was an announcement trailer, sharing some great shots from the movie with minimal dialogue.

Now Warner Bros. Pictures has released an official trailer for the movie, which is longer, includes a little more dialogue, and most importantly, lots and lots more great shots courtesy of director Denis Villeneuve, the great Roger Deakins‘ cinematography, and the rest of the crew who worked on the movie.

Continue below to check out the new trailer.

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‘La La Land’s Damien Chazelle & Ryan Gosling’s Neil Armstrong Biopic ‘First Man’ Gets Release Date
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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the First Man to Walk on the Moon

Fans of the Academy Award winning La La Land won’t have to wait long to see director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling re-team for another project. As we learned back in December, the pair are set to make a biopic about the life of legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong next.

The movie, which will be titled First Man, is based on author James Hansen’s book First Man: A Life of Neil A. Armstrong. And now an official release date has been locked in, with Universal Pictures announcing plans to release the film on October 12, 2018.

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2017 Golden Globes: Ryan Reynolds & Andrew Garfield Kiss During Ryan Gosling’s Win
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Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Garfield kiss Golden Globes

Meryl Streep’s acceptance speech ended up being the most-talked-about part of Sunday night’s broadcast of the 2017 Golden Globes, but there was something else noteworthy going on during the ceremony that you likely missed — Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Garfield were kissing while Ryan Gosling was accepting his award.

Yes, that’s right, Marvel heroes Deadpool and Spider-Man were making out on live TV!!!

Check out the video of it here below.

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2017 Golden Globes Winners: ‘La La Land’ Dances Away With The Night
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Golden Globes 2017

The 2017 Golden Globes graced us with its glitter tonight, complete with host Jimmy Fallon who opened with an ode to La La Land. And the ode continued with the Ryan Gosling/Emma Stone musical nabbing 7 wins including Best Actor, Actress, Director, and Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy.

Check out the nominees and winners below.

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